Category Archives: seasonal

Yakitori

After cooking on chunked hardwood charcoal at my little brother’s in Bend I was hell bent on figuring out a charcoal solution for my extremely cramped back landing at my one bedroom apartment. I used some parts from my earthenware … Continue reading

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Outdoor Burger

Yesterday was so sunny and warm I just had to cook out side no matter what. I live in a second story walk up, with only a small front and back patio which is taken up mostly by my garden … Continue reading

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Michael Crichton & Summer

As some know this is one of my favorite food, and product photographers that I would love to style for some day! His work always inspires me and makes me want to push, today I was in need of that … Continue reading

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Meat Fix pt.1: Olympic Provisions

Today was a decidedly meat centric day. I started things off right with a trip to Olympic Provisions for lunch, there I had the saucisson d’ arles, chorizo andalucia, pork rillettes, and pork liver mousse, with a young Sauternes to … Continue reading

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Sun Soon…

So most of us in the Portland area woke up to snow yesterday, snow in mid March can make spring seem far and distant, so today is a image of inspiration. Last thursday, I booked a half day at work … Continue reading

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A Weekend In Pictures

I got home from a long weekend late yesterday afternoon because once a year my little brother and I plan a winter weekend get away to fill that annoying February boredom. We meet up, shoot guns, cook good food, and … Continue reading

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James Beard 2012

This morning the list for the 2012 James Beard Foundation semifinalists was announced, and as you may suspect it is laden with Oregon chefs and restaurants! The list includes Vitaly Paley of Paley’s Place as outstanding chef, Ken Forkish from … Continue reading

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